Apr 212013

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs + 14 Other Food & Cooking Tips

15 Food & Cooking Tips

Ever go to bake chocolate chip cookies and find that the brown sugar is hard as a rock?  Or boil eggs for deviled eggs and accidentally tear them all up while trying to peel them?  Yep, I’ve been there, too.  And it’s so frustrating!  You end up wasting money or needing to buy extra ingredients or change your plans.  I spoke to some of my blogging buddies and they’ve had similar situations.  We’d like to share with you what we’ve learned from trial and error to save you some headaches.

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Place 4-6 eggs in the bottom of a small saucepan.  Cover with cold water by 1-2 inches then add 1/2 tsp. baking soda (the baking soda will make your eggs super-easy to peel).  Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cover and remove from heat.  Let sit, covered, for 10-12 minutes.  Run eggs under cold water until cool to the touch, then peel.  (I tap my eggs on the counter and then gently roll them back and forth with my hand to crack the shell all over.)

14 Additional Tips

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